The San Diego region's beaches are important environmental and economic assets. The beaches provide wonderful recreational opportunities to residents and visitors, and are a vital component of the important tourism and recreation sectors of our economy.
Current Shoreline Management Projects
Serves as a clearinghouse for data and projects affecting nearshore resources.
Measures the changes in beach width over time, documents the benefits of sand replenishment projects, and helps improve the design and effectiveness of beach fills.
Provides protocols and templates for a generic regional opportunistic sand program for California.
Seeks consensus driven regional sediment management guidance and policy.
Past Shoreline Management Projects
Placed sand on 12 local beaches in 2001.
Placed sand on 8 local beaches in 2012.